Agriculture employing 65.6% of the labour force.


Agriculture is the main stay of the Ugandan economy employing 65.6% of the labour force and contributing 21% to the GDP. Sustainable agriculture is one of the priority areas identified in the national SCP programme that was developed in 2011.

The country has taken steps to transform the agriculture sector from subsistence farming to commercial agriculture through programmes such as Plan for Modernisation of Agriculture (PMA) and National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)

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